Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (UP ATS) has apprehended six students from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on charges of plotting terror attacks across Uttar Pradesh and having connections with ISIS.
The arrested individuals have been identified as Raquib Imam Ansari (29), pursuing B. Tech & M. Tech, Naved Siddiqui (23), enrolled in B. Sc, Noman Gaffar (27), holding a BA (Hons), along with Nazim (33), and two others, all from AMU.
According to the information provided by authorities, these individuals were allegedly associated with ISIS and were actively involved in spreading terrorist literature to recruit individuals and promote the extremist agenda. Their objective was purportedly to overthrow the elected government through violent means and establish Sharia law.
The UP ATS, acting on intelligence inputs, conducted a coordinated operation leading to the arrest of the suspects. The authorities are now conducting further investigations to unravel the extent of their alleged involvement with ISIS and the specifics of the terror plot they were purportedly planning.
The UP ATS has reassured the public that they remain vigilant in safeguarding the security of the state and will take all necessary measures to counter any potential threats from individuals or groups involved in terrorist activities.